Pero la conexion en ese momento no es del todo gratuita; sabemos que un general nestoriano del Ilkhan de Persia Hulegu
, de nombre Ketbugha, combatio contra los mamelucos y murio en 'Ayn Jalut, en 1260, proclamandose descendiente de los Reyes Magos (Cardini, Franco, Los Reyes Magos ..., op.
He was exonerated of any wrongdoing toward the end of Hulegu
's reign, when his brother Shams al-Din Muhammad was promoted to the office of chief minister (sahib diwan), and he sought revenge on his enemies.
In astronomy, Khawajah (Master or Teacher) Tusi, as he was known during his lifetime (after his death, Tusi was often referred to as Ustaz Al-Bashariyyah -- teacher of mankind -- as well as Al MuaACAyallim Al Thalith, the third teacher after Aristotle and Al Farabi), built an observatory at Maragha in northwestern Iran, where renowned scientists, including astronomers from China, participated in research and scientific observations to help the Mongol ruler Hulegu
in his conquests.
Among the topics are a comparison of the experience by Mongols and Ottomans, aspects of Mongol strategy in the light of Western sources, the Magyar example of predatory nomadism in the Carpathian Basin 860-955, re-examining Hulegu
's offensive into the Jazir and northern Syria in light of recent research, the Mongol invasions in Japan, and transcultural representations of violence in recent Western historical novels.
Power remained in the hands of the Phagmodru family (an appendage to Hulegu
in 1251) until 1434.
Thus we find letters from the Mongol leaders Hulegu
Il-Khan and Ghazan Il-Khan of Persia (Letters 72, 81).
Hulagu Khan, also known as Hulegu
or was a Mongol ruler who conquered much of Southwest Asia.
The conquest of Baghdad by Hulegu
and the Mongols in 1258 effectively ended Abbasid and Seljuk control of the Tigris-Euphrates area; it was incorporated into the emerging Mongol Il-Khanate.
In 1258 the Mongols under Genghis's grandson Hulegu
(c.1217-65) perpetrated a historic massacre in Baghdad itself, ending the caliphate, murdering conceivably as many as 800,000.
The Ilkhanids (1256-1353), a Mongol dynasty that ruled in Iran, was founded by Hulegu
, a grandson of Genghis Khan.
[US Vice-President Dick] Cheney and [US Secretary of State Colin] Powell killed and destroyed in Baghdad more than Hulegu
of the Mongols.
Farther west, the Il-Khanid dynasty of Iran, descended from Mongol ruler Hulegu